Mythology Summary And Analysis

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Which one of these myths did you most heavily believe it? How does it change your perspective on science overall and how might you teach students about that misconception?
While reading Myths 4 really grasped my attention.
Myth 4 stated that its believed that there is only one scientific method – “a) defining the problem, b) gathering background information, c) forming a hypothesis, d) making observations, e) testing the hypothesis and f) drawing conclusions.” (McComas, 1998 p: 5) – when actually scientist solves problems using their “imagination, creativity, prior knowledge, and perseverance” (p: 6). This myth reminded me of first-year university, during a lab we were told about the scientific method, and that we are to follow the steps when
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